“Have you ever clicked a link on Facebook, been taken to a site you’ve never heard of and wondered
..that we MUST switch to the RIGHT kind of personal clouds NOW.
“Julia was twenty-six years old, and worked on the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department…”.
There are many proposals that governments should nationalize, break up or “regulate” Facebook and similar platforms. Those proposals range from useless to dangerous. With one exception.
The state-run Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) just issued an order that lots of politicians in Europe, USA and generally the whole western “first world” would LOVE to be able to issue.
Every year fewer and fewer words, and the range of consciousness always a little smaller. So said Mark Zuckerberg, and so far almost nobody seems to have noticed his source.